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Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century
Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century

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1.4 Section summary

In this section, having briefly considered the rapid development of computers, I outlined some of the ways in which digital technologies pervade the world around us, giving rise to the social and economic changes that characterise our information society. The concept of an information society is a key one in this unit and in the next section I’ll try to give you a better idea of what it involves.